Nov 03, 2019

Growth and Strategy Lead

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Centreville, VA, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description


Growth and Strategy Lead

Why Join Parsons?

Parsons provides complex, solution-oriented services for the defense, intelligence, security, and smart cities markets. Our purpose is to Deliver a Better World. We do this with digitally-enabled defense, security and infrastructure solutions. These solutions respond to opportunities created by disruptive technology, expanding global population, urbanization, aging infrastructure and security challenges.


The Growth and Strategy Lead will develop strategies in the following areas:

  • How our capabilities will be integrated to meet existing/new customers' needs
  • How we will garner senior leader stakeholder support and advocacy to increase visibility of our capabilities/programs
  • How we can posture ourselves as an organization to move in the direction the Army/Air Force/DoD at large is going (i.e. BDP/GN strategy, integration of existing investments strategy, etc.)

The Successful candidate will maintain situational understanding of:

  • DoD senior leader turnover, initiatives, congressional testimonies, promotions
  • Lower level organizational charts for all stakeholder organizations and their authorities/areas of responsibility
  • Capture opportunities in the directorate's pipeline to align with the above strategies
  • Political atmosphere between decision-makers in stakeholder organizations and who the influencers are
  • Operational challenges/CONOPs, Cyber Needs Forms (CNFs), JEONs/JUONs, USCYBERCOM/Other COCOM priorities & initiatives

This lead will Develop, manage, and facilitate demonstrations and engagements by:

  • Authoring briefing materials
  • Hosting strategy sessions before engagements to identify desired outcomes and draft talking points
  • Participating/briefing in demonstrations and engagements to speak on behalf of the programs and capabilities
  • Capturing key data points relevant to program, directorate strategy, and ultimately Parsons ELT interests to author AARs that are sent up the chain
  • Owning customer relationships and/or being a familiar touchpoint across customer spaces to enable the above activities
  • Bridge the gap between other directorates/organizations within Parsons to bring capabilities/opportunities together for a One Parsons effort (i.e. joint demos, capture opportunities proposing multiple technologies, etc.)
  • Work with Washington Operations to ensure equities are defended on the Hill and align to DoD priorities


  • BS Degree in political science, international relations, or a related field, MS preferred
  • 2+ years of over years of experience and mainly working for a Military Service Department Staff, OSD, Joint Staff or Combatant Command
  • 2 years experience within the DoD in an operational, planning, or PPBE role

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Secret clearance.

Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.






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